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Peter L. Thompson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Portland, ME

Peter L. Thompson & Associates
92 Exchange Street
Portland, ME 04101
Phone: 207-874-0909
Fax: 207-874-0343
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022
Licensed in Maine Since: 1994
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

The founder of Peter Thompson & Associates, Peter L. Thompson focuses his practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Peter Thompson has fought for victims of serious accidents for over 20 years and has successfully resolved thousands of cases. Last year alone, he and his legal team recovered over $15,000,000 for his clients and received U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Lawyers in America” rating. Peter has been designated a New England "Super Lawyer" for the last 13 years and was voted "Best Personal Injury Lawyer" in both Portland and Bangor 10 years in a row.  His successful track record has earned him the respect of his colleagues, including an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. 

For Peter, to be a good lawyer, you must do more that just fight aggressively for your clients and achieve excellent results; you must also consistently address your clients' needs and concerns in a timely manner and develop relationships based on trust and respect. His firm and its reputation have been built around this philosophy.

Attorney Thompson is also a strong supporter of non-profit organizations including the Brain Injury Association (BIA) and the Consumer Health Law Program (CHLP).

Education: Bowdoin College, B.A. University of Maine School of Law, J.D.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 50%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff


16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022

About Peter L. Thompson

First Admitted: 1994, Maine

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New Hampshire
  • America Association for Justice
  • Maine State Bar Association
  • Maine Trial Lawyers Association
  • Maine; District of Maine; First Circuit


  • U.S. News "Best Lawyers in America", New England Super Lawyers magazine "SuperLawyer".
  • "AV Preeminent" rated by
  • Member: Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Maine Law Review (Managing Editor)

Educational Background

  • University of Maine School of Law, J.D.
  • Bowdoin College, B.A.

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Brain Injury Association (BIA) and the Consumer Health Law Program (CHLP).
  • Board Member: Disability Rights Center
  • Volunteer Legal Director - Maine Consumer Health Law Program
  • Board Member: Brain Injury Association of Maine
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Office Location for Peter L. Thompson

92 Exchange Street
Portland, ME 04101

Phone: 207-874-0909

Fax: 207-874-0343

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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